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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 281

    Sarah Lucas (b. 1962)

    Sex Baby

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sarah Lucas (b. 1962)
    Sex Baby
    C-print
    37¼ x 24¼in. (94.5 x 61.5cm.)
    Executed in 2000, this work is number nine from an edition of ten plus one artist's proof


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    Provenance

    Sadie Coles HQ, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2000.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    Y. Dziewior and B. Ruf (eds.), Sarah Lucas Exhibitions and Catalogue Raisonné 1999-
    2005, Zurich 2005 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 163).


    Exhibited

    Zurich, Kunsthaus Zurich, HYPERMENTAL Rampant Reality 1950-2000, From
    Salvador Dalí to Jef Koons, 2000-2001 (another work from the edition exhibited and
    illustrated in colour, p. 74). This exhibition later travelled to Hamburg, Hamburger
    Kunsthalle.